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Old 07-22-2005, 03:35 PM   #1
Daniel Hinds
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i jus dont SOOOOOOO much closer to a front lever than a back lever, eventhough, front lever is a higher skill.

its like i cant even get close to the back lever or atleast im not even close in gettin to it done properly but i can get a front lever for a second hold (not much but good enough aint it) but im sure im soon gonna have front lever soon

but did dis happen to anyone??
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Old 07-22-2005, 07:16 PM   #2
Raphael Burnes
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This is the case with me too, I could do a front lever before I could do the back lever, and am just now getting the back lever.
For me at least though, my ability to do the levers has not so much to do with strength as it does flexibility.
I have an excellent straddle split, so, I suppose to be fair, I am only doing straddle front & back levers, but still, its easier for me to hold the front lever than back lever. Don't know why exactly.
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Old 07-22-2005, 11:08 PM   #3
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The back lever is really a feel thing. Once you learn to lock it out it is quite easy (really it is). A front lever is a strength thing, pretty much plain and simple. There's the main difference.

For the back lever really squeeze your shoulders and keep your arms tight against your sides.
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